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of people gathered here in washington saturday to re-create the march on washington where dr. king gave his famous i have a dream speech. and it was exactly 50 years ago today, august 25th, 1963, that dr. king and the executive secretary of the naacp, roy wilkins, appeared right here on "meet the press." many of you either already had the chance or will have the opportunity to see that special program as we have made it the original broadcast available to our nbc stations across the country. our roundtable joins us in just a moment. but first joining me now, the only living speaker from the march on washington, congressman john lewis. he spoke yesterday in front of the lincoln memorial. >> you cannot stand by. you cannot sit down. you've got to stand up, speak up, speak out, and get in the way, make some noise! >> congressman lewis, welcome back to "meet the press." >> thank you very much, david, for having me. >> what a moment. we actually have the two images. there you were 50 years ago as a 23-year-old speaking so powerfully and 50 years later an elder statesman, sir, if you don't mind n
of nbc news and "the washington post's" barton gellman. then presidential orders. strong words from the commander in chief this week about stamping out sexual assault in the military. the pentagon is preparing new rules, but there is an agreement on how to end the crisis. i go one-on-one with one of the lawmakers pushing for change, missouri senator claire mccaskill. >>> the immigration debate. a critical time for reform as members of congress head back to their districts to prepare for the fall fight. what are the prospects for passage? talk to both sides including the congressmen leading the fight against reform. >>> end of an era. the venerable "the washington post" is sold to amazon's jeff bez bezos. was what does it say about the future of traditional media? inside analyst from "the washington post's" david ignatius and david gross of "the new york times". all of that ahead on me"meet th press" this sunday morning, august 11th. good sunday morning. president obama is on vacation, congress is out of town, and although we are in the dog days of summer, the battle to win the heart
, but back here in washington, the critical question is, are u.s. taxpayers, in effect, footing the bill for the continuing violence? joining me now, two members of the senate armed services committee, democrat jack reed of rhode island and republican kelly ayotte of new hampshire. senators, welcome to you both. senator ayotte, straight to you. several weeks ago, this question came up -- should we keep the u.s. aid flowing to egypt? you said yes then. have you had a change of heart now? >> well, i think, david, in light of recent actions, we tried to give some time to the administration. they obviously tried to get the military government to not crack down in a violent way, to restore democracy, to move to elections, to release political prisoners. they have ignored all of those requests. and now with the recent violent crackdown, i do not see how we can continue aid. i believe it must be suspended because, unfortunately, i think the military's gotten the impression, and particularly with what the president not asking for aid to be suspended when he spoke this week, that whatever they do
are to launch talks wednesday in jerusalem following a round two weeks ago in washington. >> scare at jfk airport, two workers sickened. it turned out to be much adieu about nothing. they fell ill after being overcome by fumes from the package they were inspecting. several tests indicated presence of a highly lethal nerve gas, the substance later found was ordinary nail polish remover. two buildings closed during the scare. airport operations were never affected. >> popular nightclub and tv singer eydie gore has died, a singing duo with steve lawrence her husband of 55 years. gorme's biggest solo was "blame it on the bossa nova." she received a grammy nomination. she died at a las vegas hospital after a brief undisclosed illness. gorme was 84. >> since you are up at the hour take a look outside for one of nature's biggest shows, it is peak time for the meteor shower which take place this time of year every year. showers are most intense before the sun comes up. the meteor generates 100 meteors in an hour. for those of us stuck inside nasa is doing live streaming as well. >> got to turn th
it -- a beautifully sunny washington square park. yep, that's me doing a live report for scottish morning television with the world famous climatologist and best selling author, dr. raila. doctor, on page 64 of your book, you say -- we're joined here by dr. raila. wait, did i just call him dr. raila, too? in your last book -- and he is also the doctor? >> anything is possible. >> dr. raila, on page 64 of your book -- will the real dr. raila please stand up? that won't be possible, because this is "would you fall for that?" and dr. raila is a made up person, an anagram of "a liar." what i'm really doing, in that very unfortunate tie, is an experiment in how we get other people to do what we want. will random passerby's help me perpetrate a gigantic fraud? will they pretend to be a world famous climate scientist on live television? first, we need people to believe we are a live tv show. thinking "bigger is better," we set up just about every piece of equipment in our trucks. of course, we're not a live tv, show, we're just pretending. yep, that should do it. scott and sasheer will be acting as the pro
and washington. >> if hannah was last seen being picked up at the playing field by dimaggio. if she was picked up not far from his cabin, what happened in the intervening hours? when were her mother and brother killed? to further muddy the timeline, before he took off with the girl, dimaggio rigged his cabin with timing devices of some kind to delay the start of the fire by several hours. so when the cabin exploded in flames about 8:00 sunday evening, the first sign that anything was amiss with the anderson family, he and the teenager were long gone. >> so he had a big headstart on us and the trail was pretty cold. >> hannah's father made a painful personal appeal to a man he regarded as his trusted, long time friend. >> jim, i can't fathom what you were thinking. the damage is done. i'm begging you to let my daughter go. you've taken everything else. >> the task force could only look at its roadmaps of mexico, canada and the united states and wonder where to put their pin. fervently hoping for the break that would bring to an end a monstrous crime in progress. >>> coming up, investigators find a
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